The red light is ‘blinking’ – but are you sure you’re recording?

2019-06-20T09:24:06-05:00

How banks can avoid falling foul of MiFID II reporting requirements Investment banks know they need to record their trades or face the wrath of the regulator. However, too often it is taken for granted with everyone assuming the recording is happening … until the regulator asks for it and they can’t find it. In [...]

The red light is ‘blinking’ – but are you sure you’re recording?2019-06-20T09:24:06-05:00

API usage in networks is proliferating; are these interfaces ready for the unexpected?

2019-06-19T11:56:00-05:00

APIs, these new generation programming interfaces are changing the dimension of machine-to-machine communication, causing a major shift in the pace at which software applications integrate and interact with each other. Owing to the benefits offered by these interfaces, the API usage is proliferating in all sectors. According to programmableweb, a popular news source for Internet-based [...]

API usage in networks is proliferating; are these interfaces ready for the unexpected?2019-06-19T11:56:00-05:00

How can investment banks respond to the fintech challenge?

2019-05-16T09:28:12-05:00

Give your engineering and ops teams the greatest gift of all – time With the world’s largest institutions facing an existential threat from new fintech challengers, all eyes are on the DevOps team and their in-house lab to drive their own innovation in response. However, burdened with a legacy network and massively complex and interwoven [...]

How can investment banks respond to the fintech challenge?2019-05-16T09:28:12-05:00

It’s the weekend – walk the trading floor or hit the dancefloor?

2019-04-12T09:34:08-05:00

Why 'walking the floor'​ at the weekend is no fun for anyone - but there is an alternative It’s the weekend. The markets are closed and the trading floor has fallen silent. The usual cacophony of voices negotiating complex FICC transactions has moved on, making its way to a nearby bar where they can recount [...]

It’s the weekend – walk the trading floor or hit the dancefloor?2019-04-12T09:34:08-05:00

If a trade needs explaining, it needs recording

2019-03-18T14:47:37-05:00

When Standard Chartered announced in its end of year results that it will include a $900 million provision for penalties relating to investigations into FX trading issues, trading compliance was once again thrust firmly into the spotlight. From electronic chat rooms to email, video calls to phone calls, there has been a constant fight by [...]

If a trade needs explaining, it needs recording2019-03-18T14:47:37-05:00

How many patches are you sitting on?

2019-02-11T09:11:02-06:00

You could be forgiven for thinking this should be a rhetorical question – the answer is surely none?  However, such is the scale and complexity of managing FICC voice trading systems, with all their interdependencies and interoperability requirements, that the reality is very much the opposite. The story of how IT departments are fighting a [...]

How many patches are you sitting on?2019-02-11T09:11:02-06:00

Telecommunications Industry Leader Grows SIP Trunking Revenue by 22% with tekVizion Verification Services

2018-07-10T15:47:39-05:00

SIP Trunk validation allows service provider to generate additional $35 million per year SIP trunking represents a significant revenue opportunity for service providers to shift business phone and Unified Communications (UC) systems from traditional phone lines to leverage the Internet for calls. It’s estimated that businesses can save 60% to 80% on calls and telecommunications [...]

Telecommunications Industry Leader Grows SIP Trunking Revenue by 22% with tekVizion Verification Services2018-07-10T15:47:39-05:00

Preventing the $9.3 Million/Hour Loss to Voice Trading Downtime

2021-01-12T14:45:45-06:00

Automation can stop revenue loss, improve voice trading service  Missing an important call can be especially costly for financial services firms, particularly capital markets companies that engage in voice trading. Downtime can mean a significant loss -- averaging $9.3 million per hour -- not to mention the risk of long-term reputational damage. Factoring in compliance [...]

Preventing the $9.3 Million/Hour Loss to Voice Trading Downtime2021-01-12T14:45:45-06:00

GDPR Compliance Day is Almost Here. Are you Ready?

2018-05-02T18:38:53-05:00

May 25, 2018 -- the GDPR compliance deadline -- is rapidly approaching. While the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in place for nearly two years now, the grace period for compliance is coming to an end. Is this only for European establishments? The regulation goes well beyond businesses based in the [...]

GDPR Compliance Day is Almost Here. Are you Ready?2018-05-02T18:38:53-05:00

The Steep Cost of Voice Trading Downtime & How to Prevent It!

2018-03-05T18:49:26-06:00

What exactly does downtime mean for a capital markets firm? For voice trading systems, it translates to an average loss of $9.3 million per hour. A hefty sum, yet that’s just the immediate impact. Consider the hit you’ll take in customer loyalty and potential long-term reputational damage. Especially if the system goes down during peak hours. [...]

The Steep Cost of Voice Trading Downtime & How to Prevent It!2018-03-05T18:49:26-06:00
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